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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Angel Oak Seeks Capital for MBS Vehicle

Angel Oak Capital is marketing a fund that would buy slices of its own mortgage securitizations — a sure sign the lender plans to ramp up...

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Structured-Product Hedge Funds On a Roll

Hedge funds that invest in structured products were largely profitable amid the financial market’s October carnage, which punished equity funds and...

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Redwood Gearing Up for PACE Initiative

Redwood Trust is exploring the possibility of writing and securitizing Property Assessed Clean Energy loans.

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Bill Sparks Talk of Airport-Receivable Bonds

Securitization could help finance the privatization of airports across the U.S.

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CLO Refis Swing Back Toward Short Terms

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are suddenly favoring short-term refinancings.

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BofA Sale Points to Shift in MBS Sentiment

The sale of a mortgage-bond portfolio by Bank of America could point to an increased willingness by large banks to issue new deals in the sector.

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Goldman Readying Jumbo-Mortgage Deals

Goldman Sachs is back in the picture as an issuer of jumbo-mortgage bonds, with a new whole-loan trader on board.

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Europe Funds Blocked From US Investments

Preparations are under way for a rule change that would curtail the abilities of mutual fund-like vehicles in Europe to invest in securitizations from the...

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Fund Operators Chase Online Loan Portfolios

Several large investment firms are setting up funds that would purchase personal loans, student loans and small-business loans from online originators...

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Morgan Lewis Assembling Team in Chicago

Morgan Lewis is pushing to establish a large structured-finance presence in Chicago as part of an effort to expand into asset classes it has traditionally...

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Investors Tracking Trustee Lawsuit in Ohio

A legal battle between Western & Southern Life and BNY Mellon could mark a final opportunity for the holders of troubled structured products to seek...

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College Ave Lands Education-Finance Vet

Marketplace education lender College Ave Student Loans has hired Sharon Asch Gold to head its capital-markets unit.

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